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Independence Monument

City Centre, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 23 723 949
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This obelisk commemorates Cambodia's freedom from France in 1953.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average42%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“from france” (35 reviews)
“lit up at night” (28 reviews)
City Centre, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 23 723 949
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

You really cannot stop here as it is at one of the busiest roads and intersections in the city but it is certaiinly worth asking your driver to drive around it a few times for a video or photo

Thank atlasincarnate
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The monument is best seen lit at night. However you are likely to see it on most evening tuk tuk trips round town. It is surrounded by the usual hectic Phnom Penh traffic

Thank yummymummyPoole
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Its a big lump of stone. ot elegent dont waste your time visiting it You can look at it as you go past it on your way to AEON MALL

Thank tokyotrader
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful landmark, even glorious at night with good lighting. Best sites for photographers and selfies. I wish they allow us to go inside the monument and see the bone relics they've kept there.

Thank Sahaful E
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The city centre space is wonderful. The scale is big but not overpowering. These monuments could be better interpreted for western visitors.

Thank tonywalsh2017
Reviewed 13 March 2017

It's a nice monument, especially when it is lit up at night. I walked by it in the day while walking to the Royal Palace. I also dropped by one evening by tuk tuk to take a night pic. If you are in town and...More

Thank gaijinguyinjapan
Reviewed 11 March 2017

not the most beautiful or stunning monument in Penh that i can consider, but i did happen to see this during sunset on my trip to Penh. It was very beautiful to see the sunset over the monument casting a beautiful background.

Thank sam2066
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Driving through the city at night when we arrived this monument stood out like a beacon. It is beautifully lit at night and is a roundabout for traffic.

Thank lrovere
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

A big deal to the locals.. but really just another monument. Drive by..take a quick pic..its part of the town

Thank Michelle A
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

It's free and it's there and it looks good so if in Pnomh Penh why not visit. The walk along the promenade towards Diamond Island is delightful as well

Thank Graham S
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